A Vietnam veteran from St. Peters gets his Purple Heart—44 years after the battle.
The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
New state law makes each March 30 a commemorative holiday.
Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.
Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends.
Higher taxes on the chemical most dry cleaners use are pushing prices up.
Erica Borggren, director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, says mentally unstable veterans have trouble maintaining jobs, and unemployment leads to homelessness
State Rep. Jack Franks says the state’s goal should be $1 billion of agricultural exports to Cuba alone.
Funeral services for Army Specialist Randy Dalton to be held Sunday.
ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — One Metro-East veteran will spend Christmas in the first home he’s owned because of generosity from a fellow soldier.